“Take a deep breath. Get present in the moment and ask yourself what is important this very second.” ~Greg McKeown, Essentialism.
There are moments in life when time seems to stand still. Moving the tassel across the top of your graduation cap will make you forget the drama of the past few years and relish your dreams instead. The past and future meld together when you stand at the altar with your bouquet and his ring in hand. The first time you hold your baby, nothing else in the whole world matters. Standing beside the coffin of someone you love makes life simultaneously pale and vivid.
These hallmark moments lend themselves to introspection. These are the times in our lives when we hone in on what is truly important. We pledge to make every day count. We vow to love with our whole hearts, holding nothing back. We say we will live each day as if it is our last.
What about an ordinary Saturday? Is it possible to live this day as if it were one of those red-letter days?
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